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Sunday 19 July, 2015

From The42 Here’s why Raheem Sterling and homegrown footballers cost so much money Explainer

Here’s why Raheem Sterling and homegrown footballers cost so much money

The 20-year-old joined Man City for €70 million earlier this week.

Saturday 18 July, 2015

From The42 The inspiring story behind one Irishman’s 490-day, 29,000km round-the-world cycle Interview

The inspiring story behind one Irishman’s 490-day, 29,000km round-the-world cycle

Breifne Earley chats to The42 about his incredible achievement.

Friday 17 July, 2015

From The42 O’Neill on the Leicester job, James McCarthy and whether he’ll stick around after the Euros Loyalty

O’Neill on the Leicester job, James McCarthy and whether he’ll stick around after the Euros

The Ireland boss also commented on recent transfer news regarding James McCarthy.

From The42 7 Irish players who could move between now and the end of the transfer window Speculation

7 Irish players who could move between now and the end of the transfer window

Robbie Brady, James McCarthy and others who may be set to depart their respective clubs.

From The42 Former Ireland U21 international receives suspended drugs ban Outcome

Former Ireland U21 international receives suspended drugs ban

The 23-year-old Monaghan-born goalkeeper denies any deliberate wrongdoing.

From The42 Know your sport? Prove it in our weekly quiz Test

Know your sport? Prove it in our weekly quiz

We look back at a week encompassing UFC 189, Dublin’s Leinster final win and many more memorable moments.

From The42 Athlone Town want the League of Ireland to emulate MLS Proposal

Athlone Town want the League of Ireland to emulate MLS

The club have described the current format as “not fit for purpose”.

Thursday 16 July, 2015

From The42 10 big moves that could happen between now and the end of the transfer window Transfer Moves

10 big moves that could happen between now and the end of the transfer window

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pedro Rodriguez and other players who could be on the move before the deadline.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Irish amateur’s superb start, Dublin defender opts out and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave it There So: Irish amateur’s superb start, Dublin defender opts out and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, an Irish sprinter has been handed a two-year ban after testing positive for EPO.

From The42 Is James McCarthy good enough to make an impact at Manchester City? Opinion

Is James McCarthy good enough to make an impact at Manchester City?

The Ireland international is being linked with a move to Manuel Pellegrini’s side.

Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 Dundalk’s Champions League hopes in the balance after closely fought first leg Report

Dundalk’s Champions League hopes in the balance after closely fought first leg

The second leg of the tie takes place in Oriel Park next week.

From The42 13 past big-name footballers who once played in the League of Ireland Stars

13 past big-name footballers who once played in the League of Ireland

Following Damien Duff’s move to Shamrock Rovers this week, we recall other big-name players who have played in the LOI.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: McGregor’s wrestling, Lance returns and all of today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave it There So: McGregor’s wrestling, Lance returns and all of today’s sport

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Dan Martin put in another superb performance at the Tour de France.

Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From The42 Here’s every Irish player abroad that has moved so far in the summer transfer window Done Deals

Here’s every Irish player abroad that has moved so far in the summer transfer window

As we approach the unofficial halfway point, here are the deals that have been concluded so far.

From The42 Ireland’s Robbie Brady may yet secure a move to the Premier League Transfer News

Ireland’s Robbie Brady may yet secure a move to the Premier League

Alex Neil has hit back at Steve Bruce’s claims regarding the player.

From The42 Man United line up RVP replacement, Di Maria on the move and today’s transfer gossip Speculation

Man United line up RVP replacement, Di Maria on the move and today’s transfer gossip

Meanwhile, City will look to add to their spending following the expected purchase of Raheem Sterling.

Monday 13 July, 2015

From The42 3 winners and 3 losers from the summer transfer window so far Mixed Fortunes

3 winners and 3 losers from the summer transfer window so far

Halfway through the summer, many clubs’ squads are starting to take shape.

From The42 ‘This agreement is a very positive development for football in Munster’ Future Plans

‘This agreement is a very positive development for football in Munster’

The FAI have big plans for a facility in Cork.

From The42 One of the League of Ireland’s brightest prospects named player of the month Accolade

One of the League of Ireland’s brightest prospects named player of the month

Shamrock Rovers duo Brandon Miele and Kieran Marty Waters were second and third respectively.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: O’Neill staying put, Kimmage ‘repulsed’ by MMA and all of today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave it There So: O’Neill staying put, Kimmage ‘repulsed’ by MMA and all of today’s sport

Meanwhile, Manchester United have confirmed the signing of two high-profile players.

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From The42 Is this how Man United’s first XI will look at the start of the season? Guessing Game

Is this how Man United’s first XI will look at the start of the season?

The club have already made some high-profile signings this summer.

From The42 Raheem Sterling is set to become the most expensive player ever for his age No Pressure

Raheem Sterling is set to become the most expensive player ever for his age

The youngster joins an illustrious list of players that also includes Wayne Rooney.

From The42 ‘Carl Frampton is one of the best Irish fighters that there’s ever been’ Interview

‘Carl Frampton is one of the best Irish fighters that there’s ever been’

The Belfast native fights Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez on 18 July.

Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The42 The man who confronted McGregor backstage compares him to a ‘crackhead’ Insult

The man who confronted McGregor backstage compares him to a ‘crackhead’

“He felt like a junior-high girl when I grabbed him, I’ll be honest,” he added.

From The42 An ex-Ireland international will be managed by Nicolas Anelka in India next season Adventure

An ex-Ireland international will be managed by Nicolas Anelka in India next season

“Every team needs one marquee player to bring a bit of attention to the league.”

From The42 ‘A bonafide megastar’ – how the world’s media reacted to McGregor’s triumph Inspired

‘A bonafide megastar’ – how the world’s media reacted to McGregor’s triumph

“The Irish, who made Las Vegas just another version of Dublin on this night, were most certainly having a good craic.”

From The42 McGregor wasn’t the only Irish fighter to earn an impressive victory on US soil last night Success

McGregor wasn’t the only Irish fighter to earn an impressive victory on US soil last night

Donegal’s Jason Quigley extended his unbeaten run in Los Angeles.

From The42 Mayo’s Pearce Hanley scores on landmark AFL appearance Going Well

Mayo’s Pearce Hanley scores on landmark AFL appearance

The Irish star could not prevent his side from losing, however.

From The42 A potential date is already being mooted for a McGregor-Aldo fight Mark It Down

A potential date is already being mooted for a McGregor-Aldo fight

The pair were originally meant to face off at UFC 189, before the former pulled out through injury.

From The42 2 adventurers are a quarter of the way through the first-ever round-Ireland swim Interview

2 adventurers are a quarter of the way through the first-ever round-Ireland swim

David Burns chats to The42 about this unique and highly ambitious challenge

Saturday 11 July, 2015

From The42 10 reasons why Conor McGregor is an Irish sporting phenomenon Legend

10 reasons why Conor McGregor is an Irish sporting phenomenon

The Dublin-born fighter takes on Chad Mendes at UFC 189 tonight.

From The42 All you need to know about the Ireland U19 starlet who’s just made his full debut for West Ham Explainer

All you need to know about the Ireland U19 starlet who’s just made his full debut for West Ham

Josh Cullen played 86 minutes of the Hammers’ Europa League victory on Thursday.

Friday 10 July, 2015

From The42 O’Neill’s departure from Ireland job could be the best move for all parties Opinion

O’Neill’s departure from Ireland job could be the best move for all parties

Many people believe the veteran manager is unhappy in his current role.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: O’Neill’s future in doubt, Murray exits Wimbledon and all today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave it There So: O’Neill’s future in doubt, Murray exits Wimbledon and all today’s sport

In addition, Roy Keane is suing Paddy Power and Thomas Barr wins a good medal.

From The42 ‘God is returning to the King Power Stadium’ Reaction

‘God is returning to the King Power Stadium’

Leicester fans have been largely enthused by news of Martin O’Neill’s potential comeback.

From The42 Bookie suspends betting on Ireland boss Martin O’Neill taking over as Leicester manager Speculation

Bookie suspends betting on Ireland boss Martin O’Neill taking over as Leicester manager

A source told The Guardian that the association would not stand in the coach’s way should he choose to leave.

Thursday 9 July, 2015

From The42 Cork City endure extra-time heartache in Europe Disappointment

Cork City endure extra-time heartache in Europe

The visitors had taken the lead through Mark O’Sullivan’s deflected strike on 13 minutes.

From The42 UCD hold on for historic Europa League triumph Success

UCD hold on for historic Europa League triumph

The Students had held a 1-0 aggregate advantage from the first leg.

Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From The42 Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland’s best-ever striker Opinion

Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland’s best-ever striker

The veteran LA Galaxy striker turns 35 years old today.

From The42 2 Irish internationals could be on their way to Middlesbrough Transfer News

2 Irish internationals could be on their way to Middlesbrough

Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given looks set to depart Villa Park imminently.

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